Places to visit near Mussoorie

Top tourist places near Mussoorie

Mussoorie is on the must visit places map of most tourist and is one of the most popular getaways among Indians and international tourists alike. Places near Mussoorie are a perfect amalgamation of hill stations, trekking spots, and wildlife sanctuaries. Tourist places near Mussoorie provide a perfect weekend getaway for laid back vacationers or adrenaline fuelled adventurers alike. There are many tourist places near Mussoorie that showcases the beauty of the place and offer an unforgettable travel experience. Find here the top places to visit near Mussoorie.

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Here is the list of 17 Places to visit near Mussoorie

1. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - Yoga Capital of the World

4.3

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45 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Adventure Activities in Rishikesh | Lakshman Jhula | Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple

Situated along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga, Rishikesh on the foothills of Himalayas is the hub of many ancient temples, popular cafes, yoga ashrams and adventure sports.
Rishikesh is the most beautiful blend of spiritual and adrenaline pumping experiences. With Whitewater Rafting industry growing and a number of camping and cafe spots springing up, Rishikesh has grown immensely as a favourite, catering to people with different needs.

Distance From Mussoorie: 76.6 km via Thano Road

Best Time : Throughout the year

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2. Dehradun, Uttarakhand - Home of the Valley - Dehradun

3.3

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16 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Robber's Cave | Sahastradhara | Mindrolling Monastery

Nestled amidst the Doon Valley in the state of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is a very popular hill station that beckons solo travellers, families and couples alike. Proudly boasting of a scenic backdrop of the Garhwal Himalayas, Dehradun is located at an altitude of 1400 feet above sea level and has a pleasant climate all year round. Regardless of whether you want to explore family-friendly tourist spots, try thrilling adventure activities with your friends, or watch a mesmerizing sunset with your partner amidst the mountains, Dehradun is the answer.

Distance From Mussoorie: 33.7 km via Mussoorie Road

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 7,000

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3. Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand

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16 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Surkhanda Devi Temple | Eco Park, Dhanaulti | Apple Orchard Resort

With minimal human intrusion, without overloading or overwhelming your senses or expectations, Dhanaulti slowly seeps into your conscience like a long lost pleasant dream, bringing with it comfort and quiet, and giving you the much needed break from your humdrum routine life.

Distance From Mussoorie: 31.7 km via Chamba - Mussoorie Road

Best Time : September to June

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4. Bhatta Falls

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2 kms from Mussoorie

Located about 7 km from Mussoorie, Bhatta Falls has natural stream of water flowing down the hills. Bhatta Falls is a must visit place for nature lovers as you can capture nature at its best here. The place is also loved as a picnic spot by tourists.

Distance From Mussoorie: 13.9 km via Cart Road

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5. Lal Tibba

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2 kms from Mussoorie

Untouched by commercialisation, Lal Tibba is located on the top of Depot Hill in Landour, approximately 6 kilometres from Mussoorie. Being the highest point in the area, Lal Tibba is one of the most stunning viewpoints you would have experienced in your life. The name literally translates to 'red hill'. Rising to a height of 2,275 meters (7,164 feet), Lal Tibba is the picture-perfect place to fulfil your sightseeing desires. The telescopes installed here are priceless, and aid in cherishing the beautiful unfettering panoramas of the Nilkantha peak (6,596 meters) in Badrinath, Kedarnath peak (6,940 meters), Banderpoonch range of three peaks with the highest rising to 6,316 meters can all be viewed on a cloudless day.

Distance From Mussoorie: 7.4 km via Cart Road/Chamba - Mussoorie Road

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6. Haridwar, Uttarakhand - Ganges' wave of religion and spirituality

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57 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Ganga Aarti in Haridwar | Har Ki Pauri | Chandi Devi Temple

No spiritual journey can ever be considered complete without a visit to Haridwar, one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Literally meaning 'the abode of Lord Vishnu', Haridwar, located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, is a land of legends and myths. Considered as one of the seven holiest cities in India, Haridwar sees millions of people flock to it every year to pay their respects to the Lord, or to wash away their sins. However, with the passage of time, Haridwar has evolved from being a mere religious city to a multifaceted cultural and spiritual centre, and only after exploring Haridwar will you realize that there is a lot more to the city than just visiting temples and taking a dip in the holy Har ki Pauri. Haridwar has a perennial mystical air around i, and is the perfect holiday option for anyone seeking spiritual connection as well as a chance to indulge in and get closer to nature.

Distance From Mussoorie: 83.9 km via Ambala-Dehradun-Haridwar Road/Haridwar Road

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 4,100

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7. Auli, Uttarakhand - The skiing destination of India

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144 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Skiing in Auli | Gurso Bugyal | View Points

Dotted with the apple orchards, old oaks and pine trees there is no dearth of natural beauty in Auli. Apart from skiing you can also go for numerous treks in the hills of Garhwal Himalayas and enjoy the spellbinding views of the snow-draped mountains. Auli is a popular hill resort in the Himalayan range dating back to 8th Century AD.

Distance From Mussoorie: 169.0 km via NH507/NH 709B

Best Time : Throughout the year

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8. Camel's Back Road

3.2

1 kms from Mussoorie

Shaped like a camel's hump, the 4 km stretch is popular trekking spot also offering horse-rides.

Distance From Mussoorie: 3.0 km via The Mall Road and Camels Back Road

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9. Nag Tibba Trek

3.5

16 kms from Mussoorie

Situated near Mussoorie, Nag Tibba is a relatively unknown and a very exhilarating trekking trail. Known as one of the best weekend treks, the place offers a climb of about 10,000 ft amid the snow-clad mountains.

Distance From Mussoorie: 60 km

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10. Chakrata, Uttarakhand

3.3

12 photos

34 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Tiger Falls | Deoban | Budher Caves

Chakrata is a small hill town near Dehradun located on top of the Yamuna valley, amidst lush green forests, caves and ancient temples.

Distance From Mussoorie: 80.7 km via NH507/NH 709B

Best Time : Throughout the year

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11. Kanatal, Uttarakhand

3.5

6 photos

26 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : New Tehri | Dhanaulti | Kodia Jungle

Once a deserted land, today Kanatal is a usual haunt for those travelers who seek peace and solitude. Kanatal is said to be named after a lake that once existed there. Apart from peace, the place exhibits a charm in form of majestic hills, fruit trees, apple orchards and lush green forests.

Distance From Mussoorie: 48.0 km via Chamba - Mussoorie Road

Best Time : Throughout the year

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12. Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand

2.7

41 kms from Mussoorie

Encompassing the Shivalik mountain ranges, Rajaji National Park is abundantly rich in flora and fauna and proves a great holiday destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

Distance From Mussoorie: 90.8 km via Thano Road

Best Time : Mid November to Mid June

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13. Chamba, Uttarakhand

3.3

10 photos

33 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Tehri Dam | Surkanda Devi Temple

Far from the rush of city life, Chamba is a small town popular for its picturesque views lined with deodar and pine trees, its apple orchards and various temples.

Distance From Mussoorie: 61.4 km via Chamba - Mussoorie Road

Best Time : Throughout the year

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14. Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

3.8

13 photos

47 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Dodital Lake | Nachiketa Lake | Dodital Dayara Pass Trek

Endearingly called as Devbhoomi, Uttarkashi, literally meaning 'Kashi of the North', is a quaint little town tucked away in the hill state of Uttarakhand. Revered by the Hindus as one of their propitious religious sites, the townhouses two of the total four holy shrines of Hindu mythology. It is one of the most visited cities of religious relevance in the area and gives you a sense of heightened divinity and an out of the world experience. The region was more in the favour of religious tourism initially but lately the spurring of trekking and adventure activities invites a lot of non religion tourists as well. Replete with ashrams and mandir, the town has got a spiritual vibe to it. All in all, the entire place boasts of divine heritage, mesmerising natural beauty, scenic panoramas and a wonderful irenic atmosphere.

Distance From Mussoorie: 116.1 km via NH34

Best Time : March to June, September to November

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15. Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

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9 photos

40 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Mussoorie | Tehri Dam | Trekking in Tehri Garhwal

The Hindu Mythology and legends seemed to have showered Tehri Garhwal with several spiritual significances. It is this place where River Ganga arrives in its real form at Devprayag where River Bhagirathi and River Alaknanda merge. One can also see many temples dotted across the place.

Distance From Mussoorie: 80.6 km via Chamba - Mussoorie Road

Best Time : Throughout the year

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16. Devprayag, Uttarakhand

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23 photos

61 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda | Raghunathji Temple | Chandrabadani temple

Marked by the confluence point of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, Devprayag is a religious hub and is quite popular among tourists coming for pilgrimage or seeking some solitude close to nature.

Distance From Mussoorie: 144.4 km via NH 7

Best Time : Throughout the year

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17. Yamunotri, Uttarakhand - The birth place of the Yamuna

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16 photos

71 kms from Mussoorie

Known For : Janki Chatti | Yamunotri Temple | Hanuman Chatti

Revered as the origin of Yamuna river, the pilgrim centre (among one of the 'Chhota Char Dham') nestled in the laps of Garhwal Himalayas at 3293 mts high uses its natural elements to fascinate you with its visuals and create a spiritual charm.

Distance From Mussoorie: 138.1 km via NH 709B

Best Time : May to June, September to November

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

Read More 9 Yamunotri Attractions

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Mussoorie is a tourist friendly town as lots of people are looking for weekend getaways near Mussoorie. A lot of tourists first visit Mussoorie and then combine top places near Mussoorie for a perfect short trip.The destinations are attractive and popular. It offers its travellers a mix of tourist attractions ranging from Hill Stations to Lakes to Wildlife sanctuary. Places to visit near Mussoorie offer a quite retreat from the busy city lives. Some of them can even try the various picnic spots near Mussoorie which are rife with people every other weekend. Also get a taste of the local cuisines and festivals while visiting the best tourist places near Mussoorie. Places near Mussoorie has something for each kind of traveller that is why they attract domestic as well as international tourists all-round the year. There are many tourist places near Mussoorie which provide a perfect outing for those who are trying to escape from their daily routine. These places take 1-2 day(s) and make for a perfect weekend getaway from Mussoorie. Escape to these places around Mussoorie and explore them if you haven?t.

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